Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Niners pick up A-10 honors

A pair of Charlotte 49ers picked up weekly awards from the Atlantic 10 Conference for their performances in the past week.

Women's soccer player Hailey Beam was named co-player of the in the A-10 after scoring two goals and two assists in Charlotte wins over Richmond and George Washington. Beam leads the A-10 in goals (13), assists (11) and points (37).

Charlotte native Adu Dentamo was named the A-10's men's performer of the week in cross country after his 25th place finish at the Pre-Nationals, which was run on the same course as next month's NCAA Championships.

Dentamo's time of 24:07 was his second best of the season and he owns the two top times in the A-10 this season.